Category Archives: Drama

Snow White and the Huntsman

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

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Director: Rupert Sanders
Writers: Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock, Hossein Amini
Stars: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Sam Claflin, Sam Spruell
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1735898/

In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.

Magic Mike

Release 2012

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Steven Soderbergh
Writers: Reid Carolin
Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Channing Tatum, Olivia Munn, Alex Pettyfer, James Martin Kelly
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1915581/

A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money.

The Place Beyond the Pines

Release 2012

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Derek Cianfrance
Writers: Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio, Darius Marder
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Craig Van Hook, Eva Mendes, Olga Merediz, Anthony Pizza
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1817273/

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

Lincoln

Release 2012

Genre Biography, Drama, War

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Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Tony Kushner, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443272/

As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

Cloud Atlas

Release 2012

Genre Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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Director: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski
Writers: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski
Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1371111/

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

Rob the Mob

Release 2014

Genre Crime, Drama

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Director: Raymond De Felitta
Writers: Jonathan Fernandez
Stars: Michael Pitt, Nina Arianda, Andy Garcia, Ray Romano, Burt Young
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2481480/

A Queens couple who specialize in robbing mafia social clubs stumble upon a score bigger than they could ever imagine, becoming targets of both the mob and the FBI in the process.

Still Mine

Release 2012

Genre Drama

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Director: Michael McGowan
Stars: James Cromwell, Chuck Shamata, Geneviève Bujold, Ronan Rees, Julie Stewart
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2073086/

An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.

Get the Gringo

Release 2012

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Adrian Grunberg
Writers: Mel Gibson, Stacy Perskie, Adrian Grunberg
Stars: Mel Gibson, Kevin Hernandez, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Jesús Ochoa, Dolores Heredia
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1567609/

A career criminal nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a young boy.

Robot & Frank

Release 2012

Genre Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Director: Jake Schreier
Writers: Christopher D. Ford
Stars: Peter Sarsgaard, Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1990314/

Set in the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.

Chasing Mavericks

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson
Writers: Kario Salem, Jim Meenaghan, Brandon Hooper
Stars: Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1629757/

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

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